Online retail is still growing 20% to 30% per year.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
Amazon has a larger market cap than Walmart.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
Online has allowed pricing to be a lot more visible.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
Smith spoke about the state of ecommerce, including trends such as Visa Checkout and Snapscan, as well as the issue of deliveries (in the light of the recent purchase of Postnet by Aramex, enabling online purchases to be collected from a Postnet branch).
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We have about 85 staff members. It’s a big business.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
There certainly was less competition 10 years ago.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
We ship to five other African countries.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
South Africa is always behind in these aspects.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
We have a very strong mall culture. We have one of the highest rates of malls per capita.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
The Post Office has done us no favours.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
Just start! Making sales is the hard part. Don’t spend a year fiddling with the technology.— Andrew Smith, Yuppiechef
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